April 13 - The Halve Maen (Half Moon) - a full scale, operating replica of the Dutch exploration ship that Henry Hudson sailed in 1609 - has been loaded onboard BigLift Shipping's vessel Traveller.

The boat, which is a travelling museum that conducts programmes about the unique Dutch colony New Netherland, was loaded onboard the BigLift vessel in Albany, New York by Sevenstar Yacht Transport.

The replica ship is being loaned to the Westfries Museum in Hoorn, the Netherlands by the New Netherland Museum of Albany.

Both Sevenstar and BigLift belong to the Spliethoff Group.